Taxon  Report   7816    
Streptanthus barbiger  Greene
Bearded jewelflower
Streptanthus barbiger
© 2010 Darlene LaMont
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Streptanthus barbiger
© 2014 Vernon Smith
Streptanthus barbiger
© 2013 Aaron Arthur
Streptanthus barbiger, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 4.2 (limited distribution).   8th Edition

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Streptanthus barbiger
© 2012 Aaron Arthur
Genus: Streptanthus
Communities: Chaparral

Serpentine affinity: 6; (strict endemic)

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Mesoreanthus fallax
ICPN: Mesoreanthus vimineus
More information about  Streptanthus barbiger
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation, with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria. [web application]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 19, 2019).